Many cities struggle with the issue of homelessness. Denver is no exception. In an effort to move individuals camping on public real estate to shelters, the Colorado town passed a bylaw banning camping on public property. The law, which has been called into question for its constitutionality, has recently been ruled as constitutional by a Denver District Court judge.
As a business owner, it's important to always stay on top of legislative or regulatory changes that may affect one's business. Recently, Colorado introduced a new business law requiring paid time off for all employees in the state. News outlets have been reporting recently on the response business owners have had to the new law.
With the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, there are new legal concerns that may arise. One of these is how homeowner associations can monitor and control the use and growth of marijuana in their neighborhoods. Individuals on both sides of the issue may be unsure of where the rights of the homeowner end, and the authority of the HOA begins when it comes to the issue of recreational marijuana.
There are many thousands of people who show up to their jobs in Colorado and complete their work-related tasks. Most of these workers are ethical, trustworthy and hardworking. Some of these people may be surprised that despite their efforts, they are terminated from their positions, making them question whether they were the victim of wrongful termination.
Businesses are often the recipients of a consistent flow of feedback that comes from customers, investors, competitors and even management within their own company. Analyzing this feedback and understanding its intent is critical for businesses to be able to improve and strengthen their image. For Colorado businesses who receive negative feedback, their ability to see the value in criticism may help them to discover areas where improvements can be made to better their strategy and ability to provide what their customers want.
Business relationships can have a complicated dynamic at times depending on the personalities of the people that own and manage the company, differences in opinion and even differences in religious beliefs or educational backgrounds. For people in Colorado who are in a business endeavor with another family member, that interesting dynamic can be significantly more fragile as the pressure to keep family and business affairs separate becomes crucial.
There are numerous people in Colorado who think it would be fun to open up a restaurant or bar. However, it takes a lot of work and planning to set up the establishment correctly. Failure to obtain the proper permits and licenses may prevent a restaurant's opening and/or result in fines and other penalties.
For some property owners in Colorado, there is nothing worse than finding the perfect home only to learn that there is a homeowners association in place. That disappointment often lingers whether the person intended to purchase the home as personal or investment property.
Homeowners Associations are common in many areas of Colorado, and they often provide unique benefits to homeowners and communities. However, HOAs may also be frequent causes of strife, especially when homeowners feel certain rules or restrictions infringe upon their rights. While many disputes between property owners and HOA organizations end up in court, mediation may be a more efficient and satisfactory way to resolve issues.
Social media offers businesses in Colorado a quick way to spread the news about your services, products and special events. It is an opportunity to share content, connect with users and convert leads. At Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. we often provide legal guidance for intellectual property disputes and copyright infringement.